William & Mary

William & Mary Demographics & Diversity Report

Many schools pride themselves on their diversity, but what does that mean, really? College Factual analyzed the data to discover how diverse the average college campus really is, taking into account race, gender, the ages of the students, and where they're from. Keep reading the William & Mary diversity report to see how they stack up against the average.

William & Mary Student Population

How Many Students Attend William & Mary?

William & Mary total enrollment is approximately 8,773 students.

6,190 are undergraduates and 1,638 are graduate students.

William & Mary Undergraduate Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Undergraduates

The full-time William & Mary undergraduate population is made up of 58% women, and 42% men.

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William & Mary Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

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Race/Ethnicity Number
White 3,612
Hispanic 597
Asian 520
Black or African American 410
International 371
Multi-Ethnic 355
Unknown 309
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 5

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

William & Mary Graduate Student Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Graduate Students

About 51% of full-time grad students are women, and 49% men.

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William & Mary Racial-Ethnic Breakdown of Graduate Students

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Race/Ethnicity Number
White 1,040
International 281
Black or African American 81
Asian 67
Multi-Ethnic 67
Unknown 54
Hispanic 47
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 1

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High Ranking in Overall Diversity Nationwide

William & Mary achieved a College Factual diversity rank of #311 out of 3,514 total schools in the ranking.

Overall Diversity Ranking  311 out of 3514
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Overall Diversity Score  91.18 out of 100
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A high overall ranking means this school is considered quite diverse among all factors: student race/ethnicity, age, gender, and location.

How Does William & Mary Diversity Compare to National Averages?

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William & Mary is considered to have excellent overall diversity when compared to the nationwide average.

Above Average when it Comes to Racial/Ethnic Diversity

27% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *

William & Mary is ranked 1,280 out of 3,790 when it comes to the racial/ethnic diversity of the students.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity Ranking  1280 out of 3790
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Racial-Ethnic Diversity Score  66.24 out of 100
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Many students value the opportunity to meet and learn from those with different ethnic and racial heritage, which is more likely to happen at a diverse school like this one.

William & Mary Racial Demographics:

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Race/Ethnicity Number
White 5,308
Hispanic 714
International 670
Asian 631
Black or African American 582
Multi-Ethnic 449
Unknown 398
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 6

Average Racial/Ethnic Diversity Among Faculty

William & Mary Faculty Racial/Ethnic Demographics:

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Ethnicity Number of Faculty
White 2,075
Black or African American 376
Asian 82
Multi-Ethnic 36
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 4
Hispanic 0
International 0
Unknown 0

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Slightly Unbalanced Male/Female Ratio

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William & Mary ranks 1,304 out of 3,790 when it comes to gender parity on campus.

Student Gender Ratio  1304 out of 3790
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Student Male/Female Diversity Score  65.61 out of 100
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This school is more popular with women than with men.

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There are approximately 4,968 female students and 3,805 male students at William & Mary.

Even Balance of Male & Female Teachers

Reporting of the gender of William & Mary is unknown or unavailable.

Faculty Gender Ratio  88.67 out of 100.
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There are more female teachers than male teachers at this school.

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There are approximately 1,587 female teachers and 1,264 male teachers.

High Geographic Diversity

Top 15% in Geographic Diversity
33.15% Out of State
5.91% Out of the Country

William & Mary ranks 461 out of 2,183 when it comes to geographic diversity.

33.15% of William & Mary students come from out of state, and 5.91% come from out of the country.

Student Location Diversity  78 out of 100.
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The undergraduate student body is split among 37 states (may include Washington D.C.). Click on the map for more detail.

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Top 5 States

State Amount
Virginia 930
New Jersey 67
Pennsylvania 56
New York 53
Massachusetts 43

International Students at William & Mary

Students from 73 countries are represented at this school, with the majority of the international students coming from China, India, and South Korea.

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High Student Age Diversity

High Student Age Diversity
66.53% Traditional College Age
The age diversity score this school received indicates it is doing a good job attracting students of all ages.

Student Age Diversity  71.18 out of 100.
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A traditional college student is defined as being between the ages of 18-21. At William & Mary, 66.53% of students fall into that category, compared to the national average of 60%.

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Student Age Group Amount
18-19 2,911
20-21 2,904
22-24 1,178
25-29 808
35 and over 494
30-34 376
Under 18 0

Notes and References

Footnotes

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

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